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    1807 Bust Right Five Dollar, B. 1A, Terminal Die State

    1807 $5 Bust Right MS61 PCGS. Small Date, Small Obverse Stars, Small Reverse Stars. B. 1-A, Miller-85, R.5. This is the final year of Robert Scot's Heraldic Eagle design, and the B. 1-A is the most frequently encountered variety, even though it is an R.5. This variety is most easily distinguished by the leaf under the C in AMERICA being just an outline (hollow as Breen says) and the leaf under the I merging with the left base of that letter. This is a late die state and is very collectible as such as the rim break over the T in UNITED has formed a cud on this piece. Reasonably well struck on each side with no adjustment marks, the light green-gold surfaces show a number of small abrasions that account for the grade but are individually insignificant.
    From the Ashland City Collection. (NGC ID# 7HFH, PCGS# 8092)

    Weight: 8.75 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 8.33% Copper


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